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Weather a Factor in Islands Race

A strong 52-boat fleet competed in the second annual “Islands Race” last weekend. The 125-mile offshore race – a joint event run by the Newport Harbor and San Diego yacht clubs – started in Los Angeles Harbor and ran around Catalina and San Clemente islands before...

Schock Regatta a Family Affair

By Megan Pluth | NB Indy “There was something for everybody!” Tom Schock noted about the conditions during the W.D. Schock Memorial Regatta this past weekend. Saturday held fast with a consistent breeze for most of the day, trailing off to a shifty afternoon. Sunday played the...


Boater’s Weather

  Ahoy! Everyone is asking if this week’s heat wave will continue throughout the weekend, and has our summer weather finally arrived as we near the end of summer?  Well, yes and no.  The high-pressure system will keep the air temperatures up in the inland areas, but the...

A Not-So-Short Course on Flag Etiquette

  Ahoy! Wow, last my column last week (“Waterfront Land Use: Where Is the Boating Community’s Voice?, NB Indy, Aug. 20) stirred up an influx of emails to my inbox, but once again, I have yet to see those in the marine industry go on record with letters to the editor. An...